A Delft Birthday

May 6, 2012

I was so inspired by Sugarbelle’s Delft Easter Egg tutorial that I knew just what I wanted to do for my grandmother’s 97th Birthday party: a Delft collection complete with windmills. Around Thanksgiving I found an incredible Vintage, copper cookie cutter that I was wondering what do to with. I kept looking at different Delft [...]

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The Great Gatsby

April 16, 2012

I have always loved to read and my mother frequently tells a story about how I taught myself to read. She was very proud of this and told my kindergarten teacher I knew how to read. Of course as the story goes, the teacher sort of gave my mother the – “yes sure your daughter knows [...]

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Tip Toe Through the Tulips

April 2, 2012

It didn’t even feel like Spring where I live in Pittsburgh – nor did it feel like Winter come to think of it. I think we went from a partial Winter right to Summer when just a few weeks ago we experienced 80 degree weather for about a week. My oldest son was actually the [...]

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Happily Ever After

January 25, 2012

Who doesn’t love a good fairy tale? Or more importantly, have a favorite fairy tale character? So when Anne of Flour Box Bakery asked 22 designers to be a part of a virtual collection of cookie designs based on fairy tale characters I was beyond excited. I was not quite sure how to represent the [...]

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My First Giveaway – Thank you 1,000 fans!!!

January 10, 2012

When I first decided to create a Facebook Page I never dreamed I would have so much fun or connect with so many incredibly talented and sweet people, and, eventually, amass so many fans!!! I am so grateful for the support and comments and

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Making Day of the Dead Mask Cookies

November 4, 2011

My sons loved Halloween so much this year. They are getting bigger and becoming more aware of everything. It is so much fun for me to be a part of these changes. Since I knew they would be sad to see the holiday go, I decided to extend it a day or two longer by [...]

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A Pittsburgh Baby Shower

October 19, 2011

Recently my family and I have relocated to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from Westchester, New York – less than two months to be exact! Although New York has its die-hard Yankees fans, I don’t think you would ever see “Go Yankees” on the back of a public bus. Here, I see “Go Pitt” on the back of [...]

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Auction for Ovarian Cancer – Francesca’s Fancy Flops

August 24, 2011

Recently I was introduced to Francesca’s Fancy Flops’ website and facebook page. She creates the most colorful and unique flip flops I have seen! Francesca’s Fancy Flops also brings awareness to some causes that are very important to me – one of them being Ovarian Cancer. The owner, Robin, works with the non-profit organization Ovarian [...]

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SweetArt Sweets Giveaway

August 1, 2011

I recently was asked by SweetArt Sweets to sponsor her 1,000 fan giveaway – what an honor. Her work is incredible and she has an ETSY shop also. Please stop by and say hello to her if you don’t already know her. Some beach-themed cookies I had previously made were one of the prizes being [...]

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